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Golden considering overhaul of sustainability rules as green goals increase

Developers and builders looking to build new structures in Golden will likely face more stringent sustainability requirements for those buildings once a planned update of the city’s sustainability … more

Developer looking to build up to 32 high-end homes on flank of North Table Mountain

A builder once again has plans for the northern flank of North Table Mountain. This time, the vision is to build up to 32 new single family homes on 30 acres located off of West 58th Drive. A portion … more

Parks board to consider options for Lubahn Trail, which is plagued by overuse, erosion

With its easy accessibility to central Golden, proximity to Castle Rock above and views of downtown Golden below, the Lubahn Trail seems to be a hiker's dream. But in recent years, the same factors … more

Colorado Environmental Film Festival going online

If you thought COVID-19 would stop the Colorado Environmental Film Festival, you’d be wrong: the festival will be back and bigger than ever with a record 86 films. What the pandemic has put a … more

JCOS details new trails and projects following Heritage Square swap

Big changes are likely coming to south Golden if a proposal to transfer the former Heritage Square site and about 75 acres of land to its south comes to fruition. On Jan. 21, the Golden Planning … more

A magpie follow-up from Alice Dempsey

 Thank you for the publication of my first submission about the Magpie Wake, this past September.    I watched the magpies return this week to enjoy a pile of holiday nuts and … more

Proposed apartments hit roadblock as commission denies variance

The Golden Planning Commission has denied a developer’s request for a variance from city density rules that would have allowed it to construct 129 apartment units in north Golden. Maryland-based … more

City, preservation groups feeling territorial

An effort to better recognize and highlight the historic buildings remaining from Golden’s time as Colorado’s second capitol city is gaining momentum — although the leader of that effort says … more

Printing a piece of Golden

Last summer, Mitchell Bowen was in a situation that might feel familiar to many people who have gone to college: he was headed into his senior year with no idea about what he was going to do after. … more

Painter makes Golden a "window wonderland" during holidays

During a year where many holiday traditions have had to be altered or even canceled altogether, one seasonal pleasure that feels all the more special for remaining mostly unchanged is a walk down … more

Celebrated bake shop still grateful

Lost in the plight of restaurant owners being hammered by COVID-19 shutdowns and cutbacks, are the equally devastating toll they’re taking on small vendors who supply restaurants with delicious … more

Survey finds residents view light industry, grocery store as desirable for Heritage Square

Heritage Square's past was go-karts, dinner theater and alpine sliding. Its future might look more like warehouses, a gym and maybe even research labs. At least that's one vision that was preferred … more

DA honors two of law enforcement’s finest

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Awards for Investigator of the Year and Patrol Officer of the Year.were given out at the District’s annual law enforcement luncheon. Detective Jeremiah … more

Guiding lights in this uncertain holiday season

Now that the Holiday Season is in full swing, I’m sure most people are wondering what’s going to happen with a lot of our traditional activities here in Golden and whether or not they are going … more

After brutal year, retailers brace for holiday season that will be anything but regular

In a typical year, the Red Wagon Gift and Garden shop in Golden kicks off the holiday shopping season by putting out hot cider, cookies and other treats to welcome customers for Small Business … more

Fundraiser keeps Golden eatery afloat

Over the last nine years, the owners of JC’s Cafe in Golden have worked to create a greasy spoon that is known as much for supporting the community as tasty burgers and the colorful writing on the … more

New outbreak in Jeffco jail as 57 inmates, 13 staff positive

On Nov. 19, the Jefferson County jail announced that 57 inmates and 13 staff members had recently tested positive for COVID-19. A press release from the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office states that a few … more

School of Mines taking all classes, exams virtual after Thanksgiving break

There will be no need for Colorado School of Mines students who headed home before Thanksgiving to return to campus until after the school’s winter break. In a letter sent to students and staff on … more

Golden police seeking three suspects in Home Depot robbery

The Golden Police are looking to identify three suspects who committed a robbery at the Home Depot in Golden, including one who threatened a store employee with an axe. According to a press release … more

Busy as a bee - Pat Donahue

One of Pat Donahue’s latest weekend activities was displaying her bee-keeping colony in Golden’s History Park last summer. “Busy as a bee” accurately describes Pat’s lifetime of adventure. … more
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